More than 100 local public relations professionals, as well as their family, friends and colleagues, attended the Public Relations Society of America’s Buffalo Niagara chapter 25th Annual Excalibur Awards Ceremony, which was held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at Buffalo Iron Works. Awards were given out in various categories, including Special Honors recipients:
– Outstanding Practitioner: Rose Caldwell (Catholic Charities of Buffalo)
– Board of Directors’ Distinguished Service Award: Tom Lucia
– Executive of the Year: Kenneth P. Houseknecht, APR (Mental Health Association of Erie County, Inc.)
– Rising Star: Phillip Weiss (Alzheimer’s Association, WNY Chapter)